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leventhal is there, he joins us live on the phone with the very latest from bengazi. over to you, rick. >> reporter: martha we just got back to bengazi, from ajdabiya where the fighting was fierce and we believe we witnessed fresh air strikes from nature owe fighter jets north of ajdabiya where qaddhafi tanks and armor had been staged. we were told they hit artillery positions on the north side of ajdabiya. we got within ten miles to a check-point where we were stopped. a short time ago we heard jets and saw plumes of smoke on the horizon which appears to be fresh air strikes. i can tell you that the opposition fighters, the rebels seem emboldened by this latest activity from nato jets. they seem to feel like the tide may be turning here and they are telling us that they may be able to retake age r-r stipulate this weekend, mart in a. martha: it has been an emotional roller coaster for them as they try to get an upper land on this. the tankses, the telephones, how are they getting more organized now, rick. >> reporter: they certainly seem to be trying to get organized. they've been try
a fun place to live. jenna: never know what you will find, like e.t. jon: thanks for joining us. "america live" starts right now. see you tomorrow. megyn: thanks, guys. this is a fox news alert. we're expecting to learn new details shortly about what's next in the libya conflict. welcome to "america live," everyone. i'm megyn kelly. top leaders of the obama administration are headed to capitol hill, where they will brief congress, this as moammar qaddafi's forces gain ground, forcing a rebel retreat. among those we expect to see, secretary of state, hillary clinton, defense secretary, robert gates, and joint chiefs of staff, mike mullen, set to answer questions about the road ahead and whether or not terror groups are working with the rebels that are now getting our help. when the news happens, we'll bring it to you and we'll watch it closely. we're told that republicans and democrats have been told to spare no questioning when these three arrive. another fox news alert, this time on a near catastrophe in our skies. an investigation is under way into an incident in florida invol
outside the reactor. so high that top u.s. environmental officials report that a single dose is enough to cause hemorrhaging. more from osaka, japan. >> reporter: yes, megyn. it is looking serious now in terms of the quantity of radiation emanating from the nuclear plant. it appears that we have significant problems at reactor 2 and reactor 3. hearing there are pools of water in a trench that drains off from the reactor towards the sea. it's about 90 feet from the sea, we believe. and that's perhaps one of the reasons that we're seeing greater contamination off the shore. the information is not entirely cleaand that is because they're not sure exactly where the leak is coming from. the greatest concern is that it's coming from the container vessel, indicating, indeed, that there is a partial meltdown. the meltdown may be temporary, that hopefully they will be able to fill that container area up and keep the rods cool. because the radiation levels are so high, it's difficult for the workers to get in there. if they're able to go in without getting radiation burns, it limits what they ca
. hi. i'm megyn kelly. in a news briefing moments ago, a top u.s. general saying that a stalemate with moammar qaddafi could be a possible outcome here. the stalemate could allow qaddafi to stay in power, that coming in as fox is learning that libya used reporters as human shields to head off a planned missile attack on a qaddafi compound. we'll have a live report from the ground in libya in a few moments. another alert, meantime, on the fallout over japan's nuclear crisis. we're getting word that nuclear officials here in the united states are launching new inspections and reviews of our own nuclear reactors in an effort to prevent a similar disaster. a new setback in efforts to prevent a nuclear meltdown in japan. workers at fukushima evacuated after smoke was seen rising from at least one of the damaged reactors. efforts to cool down overheating fuel rods are temporarily put on hold. trace gallagher has more live from our west coast newsroom. trace? >> reporter: this is a dangerous mixed bag. power cords have been attached to all six of the reactors, which is not to say that po
why someone got hurt. jenna: wow. thanks for joining us, everybody. "america live" starts right now. megyn: with this fox news alert, the crisis in libya taking a dramatic new turn at this hour. after coalition fighter jets are forced to shoot down a libyan aircraft. i'm in for megyn kelly today. we're getting a look at the aircraft shot down. it was shot down by a french fighter jet for violating a no-fly zone. take a look at the chaos that unfolded moments after the forces bombed the country's capital. martha: incredible scene on the ground. we'll go live to libya in just minutes. now this fox news alert for you. the dire situation in japan also taking a new turn today. fox news has learned that the u.s. military is testing water for radiation levels at our naval bases 10 times a day, this as, look at the store shelves in japan. fears about radiation contamination continue to grow. trace gallagher picks up the story from our west coast newsroom. good afternoon, trace. >> reporter: i want to get you updated on urgent information crossing the wire. there are evacuation flights that
will leave that to jon scott. thanks for joining us, everybody. jon: "america live" starts right now. megyn: fox news alert. the pentagon announcing that forces loyal to moammar qaddafi are mounting new attacks on libyan rebels, despite the military threat from the united states and its allies. welcome to "america live." i'm megyn kelly. getting new details now about how pro-qaddafi groups are fighting. u.s. military officials and the u.n. encouraging an extension of the no-fly zone until qaddafi stops defying a u.n. resolution to end all action against his own people. meantime, we're getting brand-new images from the crash of a u.s. fighter jet this morning. the plane went down with mechanical problems. both members of the crew are safe. they had safely ejected prior to impact. rick leventhal joins us on the phone, as he heads away from the fighting in benghazi. what is the latest there? >> reporter: pretty quiet in benghazi. here here during evening prayers. more traffic now. it appears that some of the people that fled the violence over the weekend are trickling back in. we were south of
. police caught the guy in action. jenna: thank you for joining us, everybody. "america live" starts right now. megyn: thanks, guys. this is a fox news alert. breaking news from the pentagon, where u.s. military leaders say there is a change of mission in libya. welcome to "america live," everyone. i'm megyn kelly. here's the latest on the situation right new. a senior u.s. defense official saying that military strikes are now going to start focusing on moammar qaddafi's ground troops and artillery. no more cruise missiles unless needed. the pentagon says the battle on the ground is busy, where brigades commanded by qaddafi's sons are "fully engaged." nato warships are patrolling the coast to enforce an arms embargo. live report coming up. new warnings that the situation in libya and across the arab world as a whole now pose a threat to the united states economy. eric bowling and the fox business network picks up that piece of the story. eric? >> reporter: a couple of months ago before anything started in egypt or tunisia, we were talking about the higher price for food. that was when oil
ago, i will see you tomorrow, 2:30 eastern time. jenna: just watch fox news. thanks for joining us, everybody. "america live" starts right now. megyn: thanks, guys. this is a fox news alert. we're awaiting a statement from president obama on the dramatic developments in libya. he's set to speak during this show, about one hour from now. moammar qaddafi has called for an immediate cease-fire in the wake of a u.n. security resolution last night, but there is new evidence that he has not stopped killing his own people. now signs indicate a military strike by the west may be under way already. welcome to "america live" on a busy friday afternoon, everyone. i'm megyn kelly. minutes ago, the president met with congressional leaders from both parties and top members of the cabinet about the libyan crisis. british warplanes, like the one you see here, are heading to bases offseas to potentially enforce a no-fly zone over libya, this as the united states and its international partners are sharing new and serious doubts about qaddafi's commitment to the cease-fire. it was originally a french
: american technology, you go. thanks for joining us. jenna: "america live" starts right now. megyn: breaking news. this is a fox news alert for the victory of the opponents of the healthcare overhaul law. welcome to "america live." i'm megyn kelly. this is just breaking moments ago. the federal judge down in florida, judge vincent, that ruled that the president's healthcare overhaul is unconstitutional, he ordered the administration to appeal his ruling on an expedited basis and said you have seven days. they went into the judge and said, we're not sure we understand your order. could you clarify it? boy, did he ever. we'll have the full details on what judge vincent has just said to the department of justice in what is clearly a setback for their legal maneuvers momentarily with shannon bream. it's not the results that the department of justice wanted, i can tell you that. we'll put it in perspective moments away. fox news alert as we await a news conference with president obama and mexican president felipe calderon. it's set to begin any moment, 1:00 p.m. live pictures from the east room o
jon: lack of anger management or bladder control. the lady asks to use the restroom, the clerk says no, and she goes berserk in the liquor store. jenna: happy friday. "america live" starts right now. megyn: dramatic new developments in the murder of a border patrol agent. agent brian terry was shot in the back and killed during a shootout on the arizona border back in december. he and his team confronted a group of illegal immigrants. they were packing ak-47. terry loaded with a gun lethal beanbag gun. now new questions in the fed policy when it comes to facing down armed drug gangs right here in america. trace gallagher is in our west coast newsroom. trace? >> reporter: using beanbags is not an across-the-board policy. these agents are armed with several weapons, some lethal, some not. and the orders are given on a case-by-case basis. these border patrol agents were told to use nonlethal force. the question is -- why? court records show that they knew that these suspected illegals were carrying rifles. they expected this group of cartel enforcers that had robbed, raped and assaulte
'll do. jon: so much confusion and it doesn't help anyone. thanks for joining us. jenna: "america live" starts right now. megyn: thanks, guys, this is a fox news alert. anger and frustration intensifying in japan's nuclear crisis right now. there are new reports that u.s. forces helping in relief efforts are being ordered to stay at least 50 miles away from the crippled fukushima plant. you are looking at up-close video of the reactors, where conditions took a turn for the worse. a big jump in radiation levels forced the teams to leave the plant and abandon efforts to cool down the reactors. experts say that radiation has traveled far beyond the 20-mile radius. the pentagon assuring that u.s. forces will have to stay away unless they have special authorization. we're getting reports that evacuation shelters are running out of food and basic necessities. many victims reportedly furious over the government's response. trace gallagher picks up the story from there. trace? >> reporter: the news coming out of japan is very, very troubling. conflicting messages are coming from the japanese g
on the ground. it will be a rough day for us, megyn. this line will slowly sink to the south, eventually to the miami area, and threat for severe weather as well. megyn: thank you. we'll continue to follow that and getting new pictures into the newsroom from damage from the storm all from the tampa region, as we look at some of the trucks going through the water, the flooding, that's down on the ground there, and just waiting for the next one here. look at what the folks are dealing with there. you can imagine the winds they're facing if planes are flipped by the winds. you can see that there is flooding and considerable rain damage as well. this is how people wind up dying a lot of times in the storms. it's not so much the initial wind as it is the powerlines that come down and wind up hurting people. so that's why they say, stay inside. forget about the fact that there's a tornado coming. if that doesn't convince you, look at the aftermath. you cannot subject yourself to flooding and powerlines coming down. more on this as we get it out of tampa, florida. another alert coming in. also
be harmful here in the united states or any of the u.s. territories. i will turn it over to dan then. >> thank you and good morning. we have continued working very hard in consultation with our great friends and strong allies in japan, as they've come to terms and wrestled with this challenging situation. most of you know that our equipment that we sent over to support them has arrived on a c-17. we sent a team of 33 additional people which were in addition to the six people we already had out there in japan. they had over 17,000 pounds of equipment with them. they've unpacked that. they've taken the two pods that do the aerial measurement of ground depositions and mounted them, one on a fixed-wing aircraft and one on a helicopter and we flew those aircraft on their first missions. we've been collecting information as they've come back. we're in the process of sharing that information with our japanese hosts and while that's still being looked at, preliminary indications are that they're consistent with the recommendations that came down from the nuclear regulatory commission. so ind
that the u.s. has to intervene. >> and not just the united states, but the international community has an obligation to do what it can to prevent a repeat of something like what occurred in the balkans in the '90s, what occurred in rwanda. so part of, for example, maintaining 24-hour surveillance is for us to have an alert system. if you start seeing defenseless civilians being massacred by qaddafi's forces. but, obviously, we'll have to look at what develops on the ground on a case-by-case basis. why want to generalize and say right now, that's what's happening and we're prepared to step in. it will require some judgment calls and they're difficult ones, but we've sent a clear warning to the qaddafi government that they will be held accountable, particularly when it comes to assaulting civilians. some of the rhetoric that you've seen, specifically when qaddafi said they would be going door to door hunting for people who are participating in protests, that implied a sort of lack of restraint and ruthlessness that i think raises our antenna. but, as i said before, what i have to do is m
more intense in libya now. the president warned of possible military action now involving the u.s. >> the violence that's been taking place and perpetrated by the government in libya is unacceptable. i want to send a clear message to those that are around colonel qaddafi. it is their choice to make how they operate moving forward. they will be held accountable for whatever violence continues to take place there. megyn: leland vittert joins us streaming live. he is there on the ground. leland? >> reporter: we just got back from the frontlines where the rebels have been pinned down, not only by qaddafi ambush, but by qaddafi's air force. we were there and they have been able to move out. the problem for the rebels is not only can they not make any effort on the ground against qaddafi's forces, but there is not much they can do about his air force. >> there went another r.p.g. you can see it right down there. incredible amount of firepower. you can see they're trying to shoot down one of the libyan air force russian-made fighter jets coming over. the amount of anti-aircraft fire out
for talking to us and hope to get you back on again. >> okay. thank you. jenna: thanks for joining us on such a busy news day, everybody. jon: "america live" starts right now. megyn: fox news alert, everyone, on japan, where it's 2:00 a.m. and the fight to head off a nuclear meltdown could go either way at this hour. welcome to "america live," everyone. i'm megyn kelly. we've been getting reports all day of growing worries about radiation levels around that damaged nuclear plant. take a look at the images just in to "america live." hundreds of men, women, children, even animals, lining up one by one, waiting to be tested for possible exposure to radiation. the doctors using special equipment to scan individuals head to toe. there are reports that u.s. military personnel aiding in relief efforts are also being exposed to radiation. meantime, a dramatic situation is playing out at the damaged nuke site. we're told that at least 50 workers being described as many as heroic are risking their own lives by staying behind to monitor the situation and try to keep cooling levels in effect. u.s
of a pressure buildup. the experts told us everything was okay. that was friday afternoon because they said the shield around the nuclear material did not crack or melt. last night, another explosion. and now we are hearing that coolant levels have dropped. that is a dangerous situation. because it exposes the nuclear fuel rods, leaving them to overheat. that could allow those fuel rods to melt down. and when that superhot radioactive materiel falls to the bottom of the reactor which is not prepared to have that happen, it can melt through the protective shield, producing what they call a full meltdown. officials are now worried they say, worried about the overheating of two of the reactors they're now watching. they're also raising concerns that fallout from a radioactive leak may last for months. we have a radio host for tokyo fh. m he is an american living in japan monitoring local coverage. which oven in situations like this can be best up-to-date. we want to check in with him from japan. >> hello, make begin. how are you? megyn: i'm fine. >> what we're hearing right now is just basical
francisco after the earthquake of 1906. check 'em out. they're on our website. jenna: thanks for joining us, everybody. "america live" starts right now. megyn: thanks, guys. this is a fox news alert, breaking right now. wisconsin's capital is in lockdown. assembly members cannot get into the chamber to vote on a bill concerning state worker contracts because the protesters are literally blocking the doors. here's one lawmaker losing his temper with the chaos in the capital. >> let us do our jobs! this is america! this is america! this is america! let us do our jobs! stop the tricks! it's enough! enough is enough! let us do our jobs! megyn: wow. let us do our jobs. this is america. police dragging protesters by force from the capital. they've been blocking lawmakers. the bill went through last night and now goes to the assembly, but not if these protesters have anything to say about it. the department of justice in wisconsin is investigating email threats to the lives of republican state senators who did push through that controversial measure last night. death threats described as "several
us. jenna: "america live" starts right now. megyn: thanks, guys. this is a fox news alert. we're awaiting details on the suspect that's in custody following what may have been a terror attack on u.s. troops in germany. two airmen were killed and two more wounded in a shooting incident at frankfurt international airport. german authorities confirmed they have the shooter. welcome to "america live." i'm megyn kelly. german police and investigators on the scene. the details breaking on this, but the military is telling us that the gunmen opened fire on a bus full of airmen. two kids, two others wounded. the gunmen may be from kosovo. thanks for joining us. now there are suggestions, inclueding from one g.o.p. lawmaker and from some terrorism experts, that this has the earmarks of a terrorist attack on our troops. >> it might. good to see you, megyn. it might not. it's important not to jump to conclusions. we need to let the facts drive the investigation. megyn: why would they think that jihadists from kosovo would be targeting potential -- that's what they do think, that it was a
gregg: that's going to do it for us. it's been great hanging out with you as usual. jenna: always great to share this set and newsroom with you. gregg: very interesting interview with ambassador rice. "america live" with megyn kelly begins right now. megyn: thank you. fox news alert from washington, where we're hearing reports that al-qaeda could be using the chaos in libya to get its hands on serious weapon. welcome to "america live," everyone, on a tuesday. i'm megyn kelly. the issue came up a little more than an hour ago during a briefing on the battle in libya. a top military commander was asked about reports that al-qaeda had grabbed surface-to-aramisles from a qaddafi stockpile, weapons that could bring down a commercial aircraft. jennifer griffin with more. >> reporter: ambassador rice just said that no decision has been made to arm the rebels, but the nato order doesn't preclude that. with regard to the al-qaeda getting their hands on surface-to-air missiles, that came out of a briefing and it will be briefed in a "classified discussion." >> the intelligence that i'm recei
jon: thanks for joining us. you folks in kentucky, ohio, tennessee, got hammered by the tornadoes and that flooding, we're following that story. we'll be with you in the days ahead. jenna: we thank you so much for joining us today, everybody. "america live" starts right now. megyn: thanks, jon, thanks, jenna. baby joseph could be going home. new details coming in at this hour, that a canadian hospital treating this terminally ill child is giving in to the desperate family's request. welcome to "america live." i'm megyn kelly. we've been following this story closely on this show and now we're getting reports that the hospital where 13-month-old joseph is hooked up to a respirator is agreeing now in a major aboutface to let this child die at home with his family, as they've been asking for. we did some digging and the family says this is news to them. trace gallagher has the latest from our west coast newsroom. what? >> reporter: we just talked to a family spokesperson for the maraachlis and said they will release a statement. we assume that will come with a decision as well. the ho
: thanks for joining us, everybody. megyn: fox news alert. this is just breaking now. new developments in the controversy over some congressional hearings scheduled to begin on thursday sponsored by congressman peter king, a republican from long island. he's called for the hearings to examine the radicalization of muslim-american groups. he's come under threat for that. he's suffered increased security in response to those threats for that. and now just moments ago we get word that more than 50 left-leaning groups have written him a letter calling this hearing a political show trial, accusing him of adding to the toxic climate of suspicion toward american muslims, saying that he's demonizing and scapegoating that group and demanding that he reconsider going forward with the hearings, saying if he must do so, he has to find a way that doesn't demonize millions of americans for no reason but their faith. congressman pete king is our guest today. he is going to come up in the 2:00 hour and i will ask him about this latest breaking news just as soon as he joins me live. welcome, everyone.
, making noise. folks are not happy and want to know who owns them. jenna: thanks for joining us today on this busy news day. jon: see you tomorrow. megyn: thanks, guys. this just crossing the wires. it's a fox news alert. brand-new polls that have to cause worries for the president's re-election team. i'm megyn kelly. welcome to "america live." in the last hour, reuters announcing that the president's approval rating among independent voters is "plunging," dropping to 37%. this is among independents. from 47%, where it was 30 days ago. and that's not all. the same survey had dramatic findings when it comes to the direction of the country and how people feel. we're reviewing that research right now and will have the rest of the data in about 5 minutes along with monica crowley on what is behind those numbers. another fox news alert on the health care overhaul. it started with newsbreaking late yesterday that the state of maine had won a waiver, exempting it from critical parts of the healthcare law. the entire state got a waiver. now the white house is trying to shoot down that story a
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